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. >> okay, sixuan, thanks for that. >>> it says merging giants. they may not be. defense giants bae and eads have until the end of the day to decide whether they can get together or scrap plans. they'll be locked in talks to the last minute with hints that germany is ready to block a deal, and a spokesman has already confirmed there will be no announcement. william hague spoke about it. >> we've got a good record in recent years in having defense projects, such as the typhoon aircraft with other european countries. but the relationship with the united states, our strategic relationship and technological relationship with the united states is indispensable to us. so, of course, it is necessary for us to be able to continue in both those directions simultaneously. and that's a very important consideration. any such merger of this kind. >> and joining us for more is the director at chatham hasram. they came out against the deal. so that was from a shareholder's point of view. what about from a uk defense point of view? are there political risks in allowing this to go ahead? >> the biggest polit
look and feel for shoppers. >> susie: a deal to create a new defense giant is dead. earlier today, britain's b.a.e. systems and europe's e.a.d.s. called off their merger plans. both sides blamed concerns by european governments, especially germany, over how the potential tie-up would be structured. the deal between e.a.d.s. and b.a.e. systems would have created the world's biggest defense company by sales. some industry watchers say it could have spurred more consolidation among american defense companies. >> if this merger had come together it would have been pressure on the u.s. defense contractors to get together, to consolidate, as a counter balance to the new combination. but without the merger there is not a lot of pressure to consolidate. in fact, if we get a romney presidency there may be almost no pressure on defense contractors. susie: as for shares of the big u.s. defense contracrs today, they followed the broader market lower. boeing, general dynamics, lockheed martin and northrop grumman all down about 1%. >> susie: for many americans, >> susie: for many americans, co
investors today. >> you can see some of the stocks that have led things have been defensive stocks. so, that tells you that it's not quite holding your nose and buying stocks, but saying "i'm not entirely enthusiastic about this but i think i'll do it." >> reporter: stock market pessimists point to continued economic instability in europe, confusion about america's fiscal cliff, and worries about third quarter earnings. optimists talk about attractive stock market valuations and tidbits of evidence the economy might be improving. some also expect companies to say nice things about the business climate next year. >> based on whatever guidance we get for 2013, if it does hint at improvement in sequential quarters, i think investors might feel optimism and get into the buying mode. >> reporter: that buying mode could easily turn into a selling mode. that is, if the third quarter earnings are more disappointing than already expected and, if companies are less than rosy in the comments about the future. suzanne pratt, nbr, new york. >> susie: there was another big sell-off today in apple sh
. the cia, nsa, department of defense, they actually know what these attacks are at the border sometimes and we don't. so business is going to have to work together in this protect the american public so we can stop cyber crime. but it is a big deal, it is going to get worse. computers in ten years are going to be 100,000 times faster and so they'll be able to do calculations quicker and get through quicker. we're going to have to meet that in every way, shape or form. believe me -- banks i think are pretty good at this. we've been doing this a long time and there are rules and regulations and -- but we have to really stay in front of it. how many of you are worried about that? don't think of just the cyber security coming over the internet to you. like everything we do, we do authenticate you. we know more about that stuff than some you think. think about the person that joins your company from inside. that's where you're going to get it. >> thank you for that re-assuring point. there is a young lady in the second to last row -- >> create internal fire walls is how you protect yourself
been remarkable turn arounds. you look at steve jobs, how defensive he was, not to mention andy grove when the pentium when intel brought that out, diminishing the seriousness of the flaws in that chip or looking, even aol. very quick to respond. >> what about the management differences? right? there was this aura that steve jobs had, it's not arrogance, and apple sort of carried that along, and now you have a completely different management style. should apple be -- should tim cook be a little more in your face? they have these issues where tim cook comes out and he apologizes for things, he says i'm extremely sorry. steve jobs looked at situations like that and he got defensive. he was basically the hell with you. >> got defensive, people got angry and the stock would take momentary hits that would leave buying opportunities for the rest of us, but created hits. people made fun of him, consumer reports was trashing steve jobs as you remember over the antenna problems and the construction jobs was out there blaming all the 1,000 people in the auditorium in the ballroom saying it was
barrel is playing defense. the restaurant chain is defending its newly appointed chairman, james bradford. earlier this week the chain's owner, biglari holdings, said bradford had lied on his resume. cracker barrel claims there was a misunderstanding. apple prices are climbing far from the tree. at the retail level, apple prices are on the rise. it's due to fluctuating temperatures that hit the crop last spring and killed apple blossoms across the nation. this will reportedly cause prices to rise by as much as a dollar a pound. the price of apple juice could rise by as much as 20%. former ge ceo jack welch is out at fortune magazine according to reports. last week, welch questioned the drop in the unemployment rate to 7.8%. he famously tweeted, "unbelievable jobs numbers. these chicago guys will do anything. can't debate so change numbers." the comments caught widespread traction. critics, however, included a fortune manager. posted an article highlighting that ge lost 100,000 jobs under welch's leadership. welch says he can no longer write for the magazine. some companies are
. in the fifth inning. he's playing long ball. 414 feet for that. and the defense also stepped up big for the oakland a's. makes the diving catch. fielder had a chance to tie the game in the ninth. hit the grounder to steven drew for the double play. a's get the victory 2-0. there will be a game four. >> very easily could have had a big thing today. didn't happen. you know, another game. >> we have to go out there and give it everything we've got. now there is tomorrow and i'm going to focus on that. >> unbelievable for the oakland a's. the fun continues tonight. a rookie on the mound, a.j. griffin. we'll have complete highlights tonight on nbc bay area. >> such an exciting time. thank you very much. >> all kinds of drama. you said you love drama. you love the fact the giants and the a's. >> all is right this morning. still in the playoffs. back on the desk. watching a little bit of shower and thunderstorm activity. really most of this is moving off shore. as we head throughout the next couple of days, we're going to be dealing with this system. just pecky showers. we need the rain as
it as a defense business that pays a nice dividend. spanish slightly high. also had a tea bill auction out of italy today. for the first time in a while, yields were slightly high on the three-month. the 12-month yields, 1.94 from previously just under 1.7 in september. slightly higher auction yields for italy in the tea bill area. that's where we stand. some pretty low volume -- kind of waiting day, i'll put it like that. we'll wait to see what you guys get up to. but for now, back to you. >> okay, 00-ross, thank you. i read this a couple times. the obama campaign and supporters, including big wigs like david axelrod and robert gibbs along with several cable tv anchors. >> i think you know who -- ali has been tweeting. >> i doubt if that's andrew. >> would like you to believe that the bls -- that the data is handled like gold in fort knox, gun carrying guards watching their every move. highly trained white gloved super agents counting and recounting each number. when in fact, there are 60,000 households that these census workers call on the phone, try to get a hold of them over a one-week
departmenlabordepartment of mans numbers so fortune editor in chief weeks to the president defense. and unfortunately, a writer did a couple of nasty stories pointing out that he laid off 100,000 people in 20 years. though they have had plenty of layoffs as they can revenue 50% in a decade. and jack welch counter punches instead in the "wall street journal" liking the beating he's taken over this to soviet russia. jack welch also come under attack from former obama economic advisor saying on al gore current tv that it is absolutely and totally ridiculous to say somehow some political people change the numbers. this is crazy stuff. oh yeah? he himself questioned the honesty of the job numbers in the bush administration in '03 in "new york times" that they have been buying people off their employment rolls i and the government has cooked the books. in a counter tweet he said jack, you completely missed cited my old report, it was about those parties in congress not administration changing numbers. you know what, i did read it, i failed to see the distinction, sir. back to you, cheryl. cheryl: dennis, t
defense. and i think we'll see in this next election, this debate coming up tomorrow morning, i think you'll see a paul ryan who is able to handle those kinds of issues and needs to be able to enunciate. >> i get the sense that you they we haven't seen enough rye ran? >> former speaker dennis hastert. >>> it's earnings season on wall street, investors are feeling a little bit jumpy. market rundown is next. plus blue democrats, will biden be able to turn the page for the democratic campaign. >>> but first your trivia question, how many vice presidents are alumni of center college in kentucky. the answer a and more is coming up on the daily rundown. ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios tend to weigh less than those who don't. ♪ ♪ hi dad. many years from now, when the subaru is theirs... hey. you missed a spot. ...i'll look back on this day and laugh. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> as we told you earl
with the expert-driven economy, construction economy, companies such as 3m. a little more defensive there. >> lee, if, in fact, we're talking about slowdown in production but a rise in consumption in china, why would you buy caterpillar right now? >> well, first of all, i think we have to remember you look at a yum brand that has 40, 45% of their earnings coming from china. caterpillar has a very low amount of earnings directly from china. everybody on the street agrees that caterpillar moves with our expectation of how good china will grow. but caterpillar is just starting that growth stage versus yum. it already has so much riding on the chinese economy. the other guest, i hear you. if you think that deceleration is not going to be a problem, that's fine. i would rather go with a company that has a game to win versus a game to lose. yum is extremely dependent. that company structure is dependent on china working out. i wouldn't necessarily disagree or agree with having that stock. but caterpillar has much less of their actual earnings coming from that middle kingdom. so if we have a hard landin
the actual chicago bears kept scoring touchdowns with the defense. i tell myself it's early, that there will be more countervailing news. sure enough, there is. walmart is holding a big rah-rah meeting and their reports are outstanding. the stock climbs and climbs. considering this is the world's largest ooeld retailer, i'm aawarding the bears 7. there is hope! plus apple, which has been an anvil around the neck of the bulls. suddenly has pep in its step. it doesn't open down. it doesn't stay down. you got to give the bulls, let's give them a field goal, one of the david akers 62 jobs. and now it's an 11-point game. admittedly negative 11, but not the end of the world. for the purposes of explanation, i'm going to shift sports entirely, just for a nanosecond, and talk about, you bet, bowling. hey, dialing for dollars. come on, i'm trying to get you involved. you see the great numbers from costco and yum and walmart. they were all in the retail sector, every one of them. all that did is to serve something we already knew, that the consumer is still spending courtesy of the we
-- everybody got it wrong that wasn't apple. maybe i'm being too defensecy for ba defensive for ballmer but people don't like the software, they don't like the hardware. intel is a 22 -- >> 352-week low yesterday. >> yeah, not just ballmer. the fault is not necessarily in ballm ballmer. it could be in the service. >> absolutely. when we come back, apple expected to launch the ipad mini later this month but is smaller better? we'll explore the pros and cons. >>> but first -- ♪ >> coming up, cramer has stocks to critique, and he has just seconds to do it. ♪ in 60 and he knows it find out if he can, when "squawk on the street" returns. smart comes with 8 airbags, ♪ in 60 and he knows it and the world's only tridion safety cell which can withstand over three and a half tons. with can ♪ [ male announcer ] the exceedingly nimble, ridiculously agile, tight turning, fun to drive 2013 smart. ♪ tight turning, fun to drive 2013 smart. at the guaranteed's lowest price.attresses plus, pay no interest for 3 years on the best brand-name mattress sets. get your best rest ever from sleep train
's convention. >> i would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. (crowd cheers) >> narrator: and when goldwater received the nomination, mitt saw his father angrily storm out. >> i think that my father was always willing to live according to his principles. he didn't shy away from any challenge. he was a very strong person in doing that. and we learned that you have to live up to what you believe in. >> narrator: one thing george romney believed in was the vietnam war. and one year later, when mitt showed up at stanford university, he would adopt his father's position. >> so, he is very much on his father's side for the vietnam war at that time. he is really out of his element where the whole campus is being roiled by this anti-war and anti-establishment protest. >> narrator: mitt took on the protestors. >> mitt romney is a fairly rule-bound person. he actually protested the protestors. he held up a big sign that said, "go back to your studies." >> and we see the mitt romney who cares about rules and institutions and following orders. and that causes him to take
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